The Open Society Foundations’ work on economic justice includes helping governments to use public resources in support of equitable development, and using direct, private-sector investments to yield positive social impact.
There Is An Alternative
The Climate Emergency Demands a New Approach to Investor-State Disputes
The international community needs to adjust its approach to trade and investment agreements until the public interest is truly served.
Economics of Equity
For a Just Recovery, Reform Sovereign Debt
As the global economy continues to reel from the COVID-19 pandemic, civil society groups have a rare chance to push policymakers toward bold reforms to free struggling nations from sovereign debt.
A Just Recovery
How to Ensure a Truly Global Recovery
The Nobel Prize-winning economist Joseph Stiglitz explains how policymakers on the international level can make sure that the post-pandemic recovery doesn't make economic injustice even worse.
A Victory for Workers
Why Uber’s Loss Is a Win for Labor Rights
Thanks to a recent ruling from the United Kingdom’s highest court, Uber will now be recognized as what it has always been—an employer. This marks a significant step forward for workers’ rights in the gig economy.
A Just Recovery
How the U.S. Can Mitigate the Pandemic’s Global Economic Impact
By helping low-income countries with policy challenges relating to sovereign debt, tax dodging, and workers’ rights, the United States can begin to repair its alliances and reputation.
Q&A: Building Labor Power and Recognition for Home-Based Workers
There are approximately 260 million home-based workers in the global economy today. Despite their numbers, however, they are often exploited. Here is how they’re organizing to fight back.
Make Them Pay
Tax Injustice Goes Well Beyond Trump
While President Donald Trump’s recently revealed tax filings have rightly inspired shock and outrage, the sad truth is that tax-dodging has become the norm among hyper-wealthy individuals and corporations.
A Holistic Answer
Demanding a Just COVID-19 Response
As our grantees, partners, and allies work tirelessly to reduce the damage brought on by the pandemic, we at Open Society are committed to long-term reforms that will address the structural injustices worsened by the virus.